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  1. Dec 15, 2015
    4
    This game is obviously made for iOS and Android, with a port to PC as an attempt of an easy money grab. As a PC game, it's really awful and could only work as freeware, if at all. No push-to scroll camera with the mouse, the right-click is almost never used, and tooltips on mouse-over are rare. The graphics are low-resolution and look blurry + too cheap on my 1920x1080 monitor. TheThis game is obviously made for iOS and Android, with a port to PC as an attempt of an easy money grab. As a PC game, it's really awful and could only work as freeware, if at all. No push-to scroll camera with the mouse, the right-click is almost never used, and tooltips on mouse-over are rare. The graphics are low-resolution and look blurry + too cheap on my 1920x1080 monitor. The pictures of soldiers are much higher resolution that those of the objects around them which makes the blurriness of everything more obvious. The graphics are drawn pretty poorly and won't pass even for an indie game because they lack style and "coolness" which some games like e.g. "Prison Architect" have despite being low-budget. Some tutorial pages must have been made as fullscreen jpegs and reveal compression artifacts when stretched to a resolution of a desktop monitor. The HQ tutorial pages flip by themselves, and so fast that I couldn't even read them fully.

    The GUI is optimized for iPhone, with huge buttons, over-sized fonts and awkward controls of units. I couldn't find any way to rotate a soldier - strange that such a command is missing, as soldiers only see in front of them. The game doesn't show where your soldiers can move when you select them.

    The battle mechanics seems complex, judging from the voluminous help system. "Heat" which is generated from most actions also looks like a nice idea. If you are into RPG games then you may like this game, but don't expect a turn-based strategy. The first mission is heavily scripted, with enemies appearing in the areas which you have already cleared, your soldiers getting teleported to script-determined locations, locked doors suddenly getting opened and so on, all this accompanied with endless talking heads.

    There is a story which is on the level of a B sci-fi movie - at least there is a "skip all" button. The music is pretty poor, especially the "battle" track which was so annoying that I had to turn the music off completely. Overall, this is an example of an average mobile game which, when ported to desktop, shows just how vastly different the expectations are.
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  1. Apr 23, 2016
    80
    Templar Battleforce is a really excellent example of the tactical RPG. It is not for everyone, as it is unforgiving and sometimes unintuitive, but it delivers what was promised; an engrossing struggle to purge the aliens, with a large amount of mechanical variety.